tv Newscenter 5 at 7 ABC September 21, 2016 7:00pm-7:30pm EDT
>> this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 7 p.m. ed: first at 7, breaking news. several people hurt in a crash in roxbury. good evening, i'm ed harding. maria: i'm maria stephanos. we're now learning that the suv that flipped was stolen. newscenter 5's john atwater is live at the scene. john? john: five hours after this happened police continue to come through that suv which police say was stolen. it is still on its side in the middle of warren street. police say three juveniles were inside the truck. witnesses say it took a turn to fast and flipped at the corner of warren and mlk. the truck fit -- hit other cars. investigators say five people are being treated in hospitals area and one was critically
this suv but witnesses do say they heard sirens. >> they cannot make that turn. the speed they was going, they could not make it. that is why they flipped and turned over. the officers behind them. >> we were stuck in traffic area that is why heard this clicking from the tires -- i heard the squeaking from the tires. john: this is cellphone video of first man who was trapped in that suv. five people taken to the hospital this afternoon as police continue their investigation here tonight. maria: also breaking, a woman in wilmington is dead after she was hit by a car in wilmington. police say she was walking near the rite aid store in the area of main and richmond streets. the car then hit two parked cars. the victim has been identified only as a 52-year-old woman from wilmington. the driver also a woman from wilmington was taken to the
a woman stepping into the street gets hit by a duck boat. here's the video recorded by that duck boat. she is in blue and you see her step off the curb near the intersection of boylston and arlington. we're told the woman is expected to be ok. boston duck tours says they are committed to operating safely. maria: tonight, this man is wanted in three states for scamming more than a dozen people. one of those scams was in quincy newscenter 5's shaun chaiyabhat is live in quincy to explain. shaun: right on the water the beachcomber is prime real estate. so investors thought they had a good deal. now nearly $2 million is gone. >> he's engaging. he's entertaining. he takes people out to dinner. all his business deals are done in nice restaurants. shaun: police say the
he worked at this centry 21. known here as eugene grasthwohl. victims thought he was legit. so they handed him thousands to redevelop the beachcomber nightclub. a popular spot and prime real estate. but days before the deal he vanished. >> he's skipped town with all that money. shaun: $1.8 million. so far 20 victims. and counting. and police say he had 5 aliases and counti even duped his longtime girlfriend. >> he lead her to believe he was in the cia, that's why his name kept changing all the time. police call him a career scammer. similar ponzi schemes sparking warrants in 4 states. and now on the run again. police think he's been in the area 15 years. no telling how many victims may come forward. ed a woman may be soon be facing : criminal charges and losing her child after she was caught on camera passed out from an
store in lawrence, david? david: within the last hour, state officials have confirmed the child who came to this store with her mother is now in protective custody. warning, this video may be difficult for some viewers to watch. but the police chief here believes it may help people understand the extent of the addiction crisis. in the video the woman lies sprawled in the middle of a store aisle as her two-year-old daughter cries, tugging at her arms, trying to wake her up. in the background, bystanders call 911 for help but no one personally intervenes. lawrence's police chief james fitzpatrick, who shared the video with us, says the child in the video has already been removed from her mother's care
>> based on what? >> the fact that she was so intoxicated she could not take care of her child. david at the woman's home, : no one answered the door. neighbors tell us she and her daughter live here alone and are often out in the yard together. in other parts of the country, recent videos have shown police rescuing overdose victims from a car along a highway and breaking into a pickup to save a child whose grandmother had passed out. in massachusetts', opioid-related deaths continue to skyrocket with the state on track to hit nearly two-thousand this year. doesn't believe in publicly shaming addicts with videos like this but -- at this point the woman has not been formally charged. police are not yet releasing the woman's name and neither are we. that's because she has not yet
maria: charlotte, north carolina right now demonstrations are underway at this hour over the shooting of a black man by a black police officer just about 24 hours ago. ed tonight there's still : conflicting information about exactly what happened before the shooting. our ben simmoneau is here with the latest. ben: two very different versions of what happened yesterday emerging tonight police say 43-year-old keith lamont scott refused repeated requests to drop his gun. but neighborhood residents say he was holding a book not a protestors erupted last night after a white police officer shot scott, killing him. protestors damaged police cars, injured 16 officers shut down part of i-85 in the charlotte area, also looting a wal mart. this all started around 4:00 yesterday afternoon when police were serving an arrest warrant on another person at an apartment complex. scott apparently got out of his car, the charlotte police chief
and the chief says they found a gun next to his body not a book. the family and neighbors though insist he was unarmed just waiting to pick up his son from school. >> i can tell you a weapon was seized, a handgun. i can also tell you we did not find a book that has been made reference to. >> they need to be very transparent. and know that they need to inform us of exactly what's goin and 'it's still an investigation' is not going to be good enough. ben: let's go back to those live pictures police appealing for calm tonight last night things really erupted after scott's daughter posted an emotional live stream on facebook, saying the police just shot my daddy four times for being black. we were talking about this am a one question police have not been very specific about, where
: men in connection to saturday's bombing in new york. the men are accused of taking key evidence they were seen on surveillance video removing an unexploded pressure-cooker device from a piece of luggage on a street and walking off with the luggage only. the men are considered witnesses. new york police say they may have inadvertently disabled the bomb as they removed it from the suitcase which investigators are now hoping to recover. a suspect in the bombings was arrested on monday. two men in new jersey are being credited with spotting another bag filled with bombs also left by the suspect in the new york bombings. one of the men who found the bag is homeless. he wanted to take the black backpack, but he and his friend realized something was wrong when the saw wires and felt how heavy the bag was. they called police, who safely detonated the device. ed five investigates reporting : tonight that the top cop in charge of training at the mbta transit police academy has been
transit police sgt. danny o'brien was at the t academy's graduation ceremony today, his last day as police academy director. five investigates learning he's being removed from his post after facing an allegation of hazing that involves mistreating a recruit who had a speech disorder. the latest allegation comes four years after investigative reporter kathy curran exposed allegations of discrimination and hazing at the academy which trains cops from cities and towns across the state. >> can we ask you a couple of questions about your removal? >you believe your actions have always been professional? what is expected of academy staff? x we expect them to treat all of the recruits with respect and train them in a proper environment.
to produce highly trained, professional officers and often times in pursuit of that goal personnel changes are required. spotlight on capitol hill. maria: accusations against the ceo as all makers ask why the item cost so much. harvey: look at the temperatures in the midwest. we still have some warm temperatures to go through before the feel of fall will finally arrive. ed: on sunday. they have to play tomorrow. what is the status of jimmy garoppolo tonight? capital one believes your bank should work for you, not the other way around. so capital one reimagined banking...
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>> you are watching wcvb newscenter 5 at seven. ed the soaring cost of the : epipen getting attention on capitol hill. today lawmakers grilled the head of the company that makes the life-saving allergy treatment. massachusetts representative stephen lynch among them, calling the price hikes disgusting. the cost has raised more than
executives for making hundreds of millions, while raising prices. >> and they raised the prices, the reason being, i believe, to get filthy rich at the expense of our constituents. ed: the ceo says the company has had to spend more to increase access to the drug. and only nets $50 a pen. the company says they will soon begin selling a generic version, for $300 a pair. maria a solemn day of : remembrance near the state house today, as four names were added to the law enforcement memorial. the four legacy officers died decades ago, from injuries suffered in the line of duty. they join more than 340 other massachusetts heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice. i was honored to be a part of this very moving ceremony today, and spoke with the widow of
knocking on the door just offering the simplest support for the kids and myself. it's touching. and overwhelming. but it is very touching and i know my husband would be very proud. maria trooper clardy and officer : ronald tarentino were recognized at the ceremony, along with other recently fallen officers with massachusetts ties. their names will be added in 2017. those very hot out there today and i am telling you, they sat there for hours and paid attention and listened. it was very moving. ed: very moving. unfortunately we do not -- we have to do it. i cannot recall another september where the sunsets have been so spectacular this time of night. harvey: i am glad you brought that up.
to take you out and you're looking at the sky. watch what happens as we go into the time leading up to now. look at the beautiful pink start to show up. just beautiful and here we go again. it is gorgeous out there and also pleasant and comfortable. an outstanding evening. we had 83 today. this month is over 3.5 degrees above the average and we will add to t city cam. a beautiful sky. 70 degrees. a light breeze out of the west-northwest but the humidity is down and the dew points are down. it is a very pleasant evening to be outside. because the clouds are then especially north and west of boston, the heat of the day goes back out to space pretty quickly so it drops into the 60's even though these places were in the 80's of couple of hours ago. you can see a fair amount of
time. that is about the way it will stay through tomorrow. tomorrow will be another warm day. boston drops to about 63. worcester at the airport, 63. cooler locations in the 50's. it is still 80 plus from pittsburgh to cincinnati. we will have a warm day morrow except there will be a little bit of a sea breeze along the coast. notice the difference you can be 83 in lawrence and 72 and 77 around logan airport. 80 or 81 downtown boston. 84 waltham, 83 in framingham. 80's will be popular. as well as away from the waters south of boston. along the water, 77. 79 in cape cod. -- this between 75 and 80.
61 or so by the end of the game. now he jump to friday. a package of cloudiness which might have a spot shower. may seem innocent. it could be a shower or a spot thunderstorm but behind that it represents a front. the window switch to the north and the feel of fall will be with us for the weekend. the coolest stretch is likely to be from overnight saturday night into monday morning. most -- saturday into sunday, we could have a few spots where there is a touch of frost. in the tropics, there is car which could make a fairly close pass to bermuda. maybe some french effects but far enough away not to give -- fringe effects but far enough away. tomorrow, it is the official start of fall at 10:21 a.m. it will not feel like it at all. it will be a warm day. likely cooler on the shore.
and at night. saturday around -- in the low 60's and chilly temperatures sunday and monday. hope to see you later tonight. >> now, sportscenter 5, one minute drill. mike normally, we don't pay much : attention to the patriots' weekly injury report because it is constantly in flux, but the report released by the patriots late this afternoon caught our attention and it lists jimmy garoppolo as doubtful for tomorrow night's game with houston. so w under the nfl legend for status of injured players doubtful means "unlikely to play." now the patriots have until 90 minutes before game time tomorrow night to list their inactive players that is when there will be definitive word. meanwhile gronk and dante hightower are both listed as questionable, translated not certain to play, so as of right now, as he sits in a hotel room not far from gillette, jacoby brissette is your starting qb.
against the university of south alabama, a team his nc state squad beat. tomorrow the houston texans of the national football league you know him as number 72. is there another quarterback on the roster? that would suggest that he will be in uniform because they will not go >> there is a passing percentage of 1000. ed: an update to a story we first told you about at seven. maria: a spontaneous look at this man. there is a little piece of him
i'm a public school teacher in massachusetts, and i've reviewed question 2. it will make public education even stronger, because question 2 would allow more access to public charter schools, so parents have more choices for their kids' education, and public charter schools don't take funds away from public education. in fact, question 2 will result
things and they have the infectious disease people. again, i am not the first person to have this happen. i have been through a lot. i have been in a lot of hospitals. i was not personally too concerned in the early stages. after a long biopsy, a spinal tap, still feeling horrible and they are not coming back with anything. i definitely had some things runs your my mind. all that something to be a positive hit area maria: it was matt's hobby of reclaiming old timber from barnes, that led to him getting so sick and that coupled with his crohn's disease in the medication he takes for that. tonight, exactly what happened at 11 p.m. i like taking that would and
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maria: tonight's 5 for good is a new chapter in a story we told you about last week. ed: remember the duck boat tour that stopped so everyone on board could give a standing ovation to a world war ii veteran? well, today, the driver who organized that spontaneous salute met up with the veteran who received it.